Hansjoerg During, male, 58

Ref 29283

Nationality: Switzerland
Currently based in: , Switzerland
Looking for: Worldwide opportunities
Experience: 14000 ocean miles / 2000 coastal miles
I am a passionate sailor, a good team player with a calm temperament, certified RYA Yachtmaster Ocean, sailed in the furious fifties of the Southern Ocean and in the Arctic beyond 70 Deg. N to Norway's Nordkapp. Beside sailing, actively diving and mountaineering and recently learned kite-boarding. No smoking, no drinking, fully vaccinated. Sailing reference letter on request
Smoking: non-smoker
Relationship status:
Dietary requirements:
Languages: English; French; German;
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Hansjoerg’s Sailing Experience

Number of years sailing: 10+
Sea miles sailed: Ocean: 14000 / Coastal: 2000
Nights at sea: 50+
I have experience as: Captain (Offshore)
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Sailing Skills Experienced
I have done this many times and am confident to help others less experienced. I am happy doing this day
I am competent doing this in daylight, or if there is someone more experienced with me
I have only done this a few times, but I am willing to learn
I have not done this before
Steer a compass course x
Keep lookout/watch-keeping x
Trimming sails – mainsail and foresail/jib x
Reefing x
Working the foredeck – setting sails including spinnakers and cruising chutes x
Navigating with GPS and paper charts at sea x
Anchoring and handling anchors x
Cooking at sea x
Using dinghies with outboard motors x
Heaving-to and other heavy weather tactics x

Other nautical or cruising skills

Using a sextant for astro-navigationx
Using VHF radiox

Other nautical or relevant qualifications

Qualification Awarding Level Year
Yachtmaster Ocean, commercial endorsed Royal Yacht Association, UK (RYA) 0

Voyage History

Date Boat From/To Miles Role # Crew Rally
2021 47 foot Sloop / Passport 47 La Gomera/ Canary Islands/St. Martin / Caribean 2773 Crew 2 Owner assisted delivery
2019 Hylas 54 Ixtapa/Mexico/Ayora/Galapagos 1300 Crew 4 Owner assisted delivery
2019 x-yacht x-43 Cadiz/Spain/Lagos/Portugal 200 Crew 3 Owner assisted delivery
2018 JBoat J/120 Grenada (Caribbean)/Golfito / Costa Ric, via Aruba and Panama Canal passage 1805 Watch-leader 4 Owner assisted delivery
2017 Pogo 12.5 Santa-Cruz / Tenerife/Sal / Cape Verde 850 Watch-leader 2 Owner assisted delivery
2016 80 foot sloop, Southern Wind Toulon / France/Athens / Greece 1100 Crew 8 Owner assisted delivery
2015 37 foot ketch, De Delta Nazare/Portugal/Makkum/Hollande 1400 Watch-leader 3 Delivery
2015 Sigma 38 Hamble / UK/Baltimore / Ireland 420 Watch-leader 3 Owner assisted delivery
2015 72 foot sloop, Challenge 72 Lanzarote / Spain/Dakar / Senegal 1100 Crew 8 Delivery
2014 54 foot ketch, Amel 54 Gibraltar /Las Palmas / Gran Canaria 700 Watch-leader 3 Owner assisted delivery
2013 50 foot sloop, Dynamic Quai Porto /Portugal /Tenerife, via Lanzerote, Fuerteventure, Gran Canaria 850 Crew 0
2013 32 foot Sloop Langerbaan / SouthAfrica/Simons Town / South Africa 200 Captain 2 private coastal cruising
2012 32 foot sloop Langerbaan/SouthAfrica/Simons Town/South Africa 200 Captain 2
2012 40 foot sloop Siros/Cyclades Greece/Siros, via Mikonos, Naxos, Koufonisia, Paros 150 Captain 4
2011 63 foot ketch motorsailor Falklands/Southern Thule, via Zavodovski, Visokoi, etc 2700 Other 8 Private scientific and photographic expedition
2010 Hallberg-Rassy, 39 foot Norway, Bodo /Nordkapp - Skarsvag - Tromso 680 Crew 6 n/a
2007 60 foot Cutter Falklands/South Georgia 2188 Crew 0 n/a
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